Operating Hours & Seasons

Shuttle bus stop in Danville
Directons and Transportation

Directions to the shuttle stop in Danville, California.

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Bookstore and Gift Shop

Remember to stop by our park bookstore and gift shop.

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America's Greatest Playwright

Read about O'Neill's life, trials, tribulations, and development into one of America's greatest playwrights.


How to Visit the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

The Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site is free to the public and only accessible by our complimentary National Park Service Shuttle that picks up visitors at The Museum of the San Ramon Valley at 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, California 94526.

Visitors are not permitted to drive their vehicles to the main park site, due to its location in a private, gated commmunity.

Advance reservations are required for tours on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at either 10:00 AM or 2:00 PM, however, on Saturdays, no reservations are necessary. Tours depart at 10 AM and 2 PM. Allow 2 hours for your visit, or tour. We suggest that you contact us at least two weeks in advance to schedule your tour. However, reservations made with shorter notice are sometimes available.

Regular Park Days and Hours:

Monday: Park Closed
Tuesday: Park Closed
Wednesday: Park Open for Reserved Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM
Thursday: Park Open for Reserved Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM
Friday: Park Open for Reserved Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM
Saturday: No reservations are necessary. Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM.
Sunday: Park Open for Reserved Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM
Holidays: Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

How to Reserve Your Tour:

Email is our preferred method for reservations.
Please send us an email including the following details:

  • Dates and times that you would like to tour the site
  • Your phone number
  • Number of guests

OR you may call our Reservation Line: (925) 228-8860 x6422
Please call the above number (John Muir National Historic Site) and dial x6422 to request your reservation.

Important Note: Not all desired tour dates may be available; visitors will need to receive confirmation of their requested dates from the park staff. If you do not hear from us within a few days (we are closed Monday and Tuesday), then please check your Spam folder to make sure your reservation was not filtered.

Getting to the Park

Directions to the pick up site
After confirming your reservations (or on reservation-free Saturdays), visitors will meet at The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, California 94526, at the listed pick-up times.

Note on Accessibility: Please include in your reservation request if you or any of your party have accessibility needs before visiting the site. This will help park rangers be prepared for your visit.

Last updated: August 16, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Eugene O'Neill NHS
P.O. Box 280

Danville, CA 94526


925-228-8860 x6422

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